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FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 12:00am EST
quote the pentagon is what you wrote. >> and on the country. i was meeting with a group of congressmen in the course of the discussion they were worried about the social security lock box. which we had forgotten today. >> sean: there is no lock box. >> that's my point. they were worried about the political arguments that would be used against them if they increased the defense budget. i made the comment at some point we've found some terrible event occurs and people will recognize the importance of being willing to make the kinds of investments and expenditures on defense
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2011 8:00pm EST
i'm going out now in the struggle to find a title, i quickly rejected the "pentagon for dummies" title. and i asked some others if i could steal their title, and they said no. we settled on "the pentagon labyrinth." >> why are you doing this? >> i think our system is breaking down. the system of checks and balances is not operating properly. i worked on the hill for 20 years, and congress has three essential powers, the power to go to war, the power of the purse, and the power to investigate. the first two powers, to go to war and of the purse, are meaningless if congress does not exercise the power to investigate, and it is not doing that. it is doing a lousy job. it is actually trying to not investigate things, and that was my motivation. others who contributed to this have been observing the pentagon's system from the inside or the military services from the inside and are very disturbed, concerned, worried about what they are seeing and are trying to educate a new generation of people to cope with the problems we have, to understands the problems we have, and to find ways to
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2011 6:00am EST
discusses pentagon spending as well as congressional oversight of the military budget. >> winslow wheeler, director of the strauss military reform project, there is a new book coming out in a couple of days called "the pentagon collaborate." >> it is a 150-page guide to the pentagon. it is an anthology. there are 10 offers. authors. we picked areas we have experience in. i can boast and say they are truly extraordinary essayist to give people an insight beyond the superficiality of how the pentagon operates and how to cope with it and how to understand what it is doing. in the struggle to find -- in the struggle to find a title, i quickly rejected the "pentagon for dummies" title. and i asked some others if i could steal their title, and they said no. we settled on "the pentagon labyrinth." >> why are you doing this? >> i think our system is breaking down. the system of checks and balances is not operating properly. i worked on the hill for 20 years, and congress has three essential powers, the power to go to war, the power of the purse, and the power to investigate. the first two
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2011 11:00pm EST
defense information. he discusses pentagon spending as well as congressional oversight of the military budget. >> winslow wheeler, director of the straus military reform project at the center for defense information, if there is a new book coming out in a few weeks call the "pentagon a labyrinth." what is it? >> it is a 150-page guide to the pentagon. their art and authors. each of us pick out a subject area that we had 30 or 40 years of experience in. some of the essays are truly extraordinary to give people an insight beyond the superficiality of how the pentagon operates and how to cope with it and how to understand what is doing. in the struggle --in the struggle to find a title, i quickly rejected the "pentagon for dummies" title. and i asked some others if i -- the missing manual series, if they could steal their title, and they said no. we settled on "the pentagon labyrinth." the distortions and bales that the pentagon uses to hide what they are actually doing. >> why are you doing this? >> i think our system is breaking down. the system of checks and balances is not operating p
FOX News
Feb 14, 2011 12:00am EST
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FOX News
Feb 14, 2011 4:00am EST
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FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 12:00am EST
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FOX News
Feb 8, 2011 9:00pm EST
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CBS
Feb 19, 2011 6:30pm EST
in the military file suit against the pentagon and speak out about the years they lived in fear. >> i was so terrified that, you know, i kept a knife under my pillow. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: good evening. we begin tonight with a look at how budget troubles in most of the 50 states are creating havoc for taxpayers and lawmakers. in all, 46 states are projecting budget shortfalls from 2% in indiana to 45% in nevada. tonight, wisconsin, with an expected shortfall of almost 13%, remains in the spotlight, locked in a battle over budgets, politics, and labor. cynthia bowers joins us from the state capitol of madison, wisconsin, with the very latest. >> reporter: good evening, russ. raucous crowd today swelled to an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 as for the first time prounion protesters remember joined by conservative activists who say they recognize they are in the minority out here but say they have the majority where it counts, and that's with lawmakers. today, union supporters vied for space with conservative activist
ABC
Feb 7, 2011 11:35pm EST
tenure at the pentagon. an eye-opening surprising interview starts right now. >>> good evening, everyone. aisle bill weir. every war has its own signature images and when it comes to iraq and afghanistan, the sight and sound of donald rumsfeld at the pentagon podium is woven into american history. his defiant management of those wars made the former secretary of defense one of the most polarizing political figures of the post-9/11 age but in this his first television interview since 2006 you will see donald rumsfeld as never before. he reveals a tender side and valuable insight into the decisions that have so many young americans still in harm's way tonight. here with the world exclusive is diane sawyer. >> i've answered that question 15 times. >> reporter: formidable, combative. >> if they said what you said you said -- >> reporter: the title of his memoir "known and unknown" is based on one of his famous lectures to a confounded press. >> as we know, there are known knowns. there are things we know we know. we also know there are known unknowns, that is to say, we know there are some t
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 6:30pm EST
soon could become the pentagon's newest weapon, the hummingbird. we've already seen what drones can do. now comes a robotic bird that can hover without the enemy ever knowing. this bird won't be landing on your bird feeder. its flight path could one day take it overseas. it's called the nanohummer bird, a pocket-sized drone, and it could soon be a powerful weapon for the pentagon. >> this is the first aircraft that has been developed that flies with two flapping wings. >> watch the box on the upper left as the bird takes flight outdoors, flapping its robotic wings. what it sees the pentagon will see, powered by batteries, the bird becomes a sort of bomb. spying as it flies. indoors, what would appear to be a rogue hummingbird is really an agent with better than a bird's eye view, a 360-degree view. the pentagon has spend about $400 million building the birds. they can fly forward, backward, hover, land on a phone line, a cable line. all by remote control, watching over them without anyone knowing. they're far smaller and more discreet than the drones increasingly used by the pentago
FOX News
Feb 16, 2011 3:00pm EST
" starts now. >>shepard: the news begins anew. on "studio b" and today, a stern warning from the pentagon over cuts to the defense budget. why secretary gates says it could lead to "tragic consequences." here we go. box two, new details on illness reportedly sweeping through the playboy mansion and there are more people who are sick today. and in box three, she is the first of her breed to win the most important dog show in the important, the top dog, and as they do each and every year, they will be live on "studio b" the afternoon after the night before, "best in show," from westminster kennel club and breaking news will not change that until it's really big on "studio b" but first from new york, a serious story. one that was breaking on fox report last evening. now there is a manhunt for a killer after a rare and deadly attack on american agents in mexico. this is u.s. immigration and customs enforcement or i.c.e. special agent. president obama called his parents saying their son served the united states admirably. he and a second unidentified agent were traveling in an s.u.v. between m
FOX News
Feb 13, 2011 9:00pm EST
leaving the pentagon after 9-11 and thous h those attacks changed the secretary of defense's life. that and much more coming up. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. over a million people have discovered how easy it is to use legalzoom for important legal documents. at legalzoom we'll help you incorporate yr business, file a patent, make a will and more you n complete our onlineuestions in minutes. thewe'll prepare your legal documents and delivethem directly to you. so start your business, protect your famy, launch your dreams. atlegalzoom.com we put the law on your side. . >> muss iraq leader, >> sadam or military fatigues with a pistol on his hip. it was september 20th, 1983 the only time i met the man to become known as the butcher of baghdad. sadam stopped a few feet in front of me and smiled. i extended my hand which he clasped. the cameras rolled. my trip to baghdad that winter
NBC
Feb 17, 2011 4:30am EST
the pentagon said it doesn't need or want, the move is being called a victory for the president in high stakes budget battle. for more on that, we go to nbc's kristin dahlgren. good morning to you. >> good morning, lynn. many tea party backed house republican freshmen and president obama were on the same side on this one. the house voted to reject a $450 million program for an alternative engine for the pentagon's next generation war plane, the f-35. it's the costliest weapons program in u.s. history. the pentagon has called it an unaffordable luxury. many house new commerce went against leadership and cut the program. this one is causing a lot of talk in washington that a senate hearing said if captured, the administration would likely send osama bin laden to guantanamo bay. after the hearing, a cia spokesman tried to clarify saying policymakers would make that decision. >> thanks so much. >>> now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. in mississippi, with one student had a rough day at his new school when he was ats tacked by four students. the victim
CBS
Feb 19, 2011 6:00pm PST
pentagon receives nine reports of sexual assault in the military every day. this week, its response to these assaults came under fire in court. and that's tonight's "weekend journal." a lawsuit by a group of victims who aim to hold the pentagon to account. >> awareness is pain and that's definitely the case in this situation. glooch kori cioca is very aware of the military's problem with sexual assault. she was 20 years old when she was volunteered for the coast guard. >> i was there to serve my country, but i was a target. i was under friendly fire. >> reporter: she said commanders at her michigan base turned a blind eye by harassment from one superior officer who made constant sexual advanced. >> i was so terrified i kept a knife under my pillow. >> reporter: she said that officer pulled her into his cab and i know raped her in december 2005. >> i live in pain every day. >> mitchell: she is now the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed this week by 16 victims of sexual abuse in the military. they accuse defense secretary robert gates and his predecessor, donald rumsfeld, of fail to preve
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 11:00pm PST
the region. >> now a look at what could become the pentagon's newest weapon, the hummingbird. we have seen what the unmanned drone aircraft can do. now a robotic bird that can hover without the enemy knowing. >> this hummingbird won't be landing on your backyard bird feeder. it's the nano hummingbird, pocket sized drone and could soon be a powerful weapon for the pentagon. >> the first aircraft developed that flies with two flapping wings. >> watch the box on the upper left. the bird flops its wings. the bird becomes a sort of bond. sprying -- spying at its. i the pentagon spent $4 million so far building these birds that can fly forward, backward, hover, land on a phoneline, cableline, all by remote control, watching over someone without them knowing. they're far smaller and more discrease than the droans used by the pentagon and cia. earlier this year, our exclusive look from the air force base in california as they operated the drone 8,000 miles away in afghanistan. we met with the teams behind each drone. the obvious difference, those droans carry missiles, he hummingbirds ca
CBS
Feb 13, 2011 11:00am EST
amtrak.com. >>> next on "this week in defense news." the pentagon's chief investment technology officer talks about future in >>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradia. military air power has changed a lot over the past decade of constant combat. what do these changes tell us about its future? we'll hear from one top expert. but, first, fielding the world's most capable military doesn't come easy or cheap. it stems in part from $80 billion the pentagon invests each year on research, development, science, technology and engineering. investment ranges from basic research to applied development in such fields at biotech and nano technologies, super computing and newer materials and propulsion and energy efficiency. joining us today to tell us about the future of american technology and how america can maintain its innovative edge in technology world is the man who is shaping that investment future, the director of defense research and engineering who is the pentagon's chief technologist officer. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> let's start off with the war. one
ABC
Feb 7, 2011 5:30pm PST
addressing questions about two wars started during his time at the pentagon, wars courageous men and women are still fighting today. he has written a new book, and it makes his case that any perception of american weakness emboldens enemies, and even though he has been out of office four years, at 78 he still has volcanic energy and the demanding style reminiscent of those famous pentagon duels with the press. >> i've answered that question 15 times. >> i don't have any idea who said what you said they said or even if they said what you said they said although i'm quite sure you think they said what you said they said. >> reporter: formidable, combative. the title of donald rumsfeld's memoir "known and unknown" is based on one of his famous lectures to a confounded press. >> as we know, there are known knowns. there are things we know we know. we also know there are known unknowns, that is to say, we know there's some things we do not know, but there are also unknown unknowns, the ones we don't know we don't know. >> you were on "saturday night live." >> no, i wasn't. >> reporter: we
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 5:30pm PST
pentagon's newest weapon, the hummingbird. we've already seen what drones can do. now comes a robotic bird that can hover without the enemy ever knowing. this bird won't be landing on your bird feeder. its flight path could one day take it overseas. it's called the nanohummer bird, a pocket-sized drone, and it could soon be a powerful weapon for the pentagon. >> this is the first aircraft that has been developed that flies with two flapping wings. >> watch the box on the upper left as the bird takes flight outdoors, flapping its robotic wings. what it sees the pentagon will see, powered by batteries, the bird becomes a sort of bomb. spying as it flies. indoors, what would appear to be a rogue hummingbird is really an agent with better than a bird's eye view, a 360-degree view. the pentagon has spend about $400 million building the birds. they can fly forward, backward, hover, land on a phone line, a cable line. all by remote control, watching over them without anyone knowing. they're far smaller and more discreet than the drones increasingly used by the pentagon and cia. earli
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2011 1:00pm EST
pentagon confirms that four americans kidnapped by somali pirates are killed at the hands of their captors. >>> in new zealand, devastation after a powerful earthquake strikes in the middle of a busy wo workday. 65 people known dead, scores more believed trapped in the rubble. >>> plus, one-on-one with donald rumsfeld field. he is here to answer questions about iraq an much more. good day. we begin with the powerful earthquake that struck new zealand today. 65 dead after the 6.3 quake toppled homes, multistory buildings, a stone cathedral. we're now hearing that officials are finding more dead in those collapsed buildings. search and rescue teams have pulled more than 120 people from ruins of christchurch, but around 100 are still believed to be trapped in the rubble. the state department announced it is sending response teams to help. >>> admiral thad allen joins me by phone from christchurch. you were there with a team. tell us what is going on? what did you experience? >> first of all, we were evacuated last night so i'm calling from wellington. we were in christchurch to talk a
NBC
Feb 24, 2011 5:30pm PST
in the trade as psy-ops, on u.s. senators to get funding for the war. our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski, has our report. >> reporter: the explosive charge in an article for "rolling stone" claims the u.s. army illegally ordered soldiers in psychological operations to manipulate american senators into providing more support for the afghanistan war. >> 4:59 a.m. >> lieutenant general william caldwell, in charge of training afghan troops, was seeking more money and american soldiers to to target lawmakers with a propaganda campaign filled with favorable news on the training and the war to win their votes. but using psychological operations against any americans is illegal under any circumstances. lieutenant colonel michael holmes of the army national guard told nbc news he refused to follow the order. >> we weren't going to do it. we just flat out drew a line in the sand and said we're not going to do this. this is illegal flatly. >> reporter: the information campaign was reportedly aimed at the senate leaders in military affairs. senators john mccain, carl levin and jack reed
NBC
Feb 15, 2011 5:30pm PST
the pentagon turned a blind eye after they reported being sexually assaulted and harassed by fellow service members while on active duty. >> oftentimes it is commanders who are complicit in the coverups of these cases. >> reporter: in 2009 there were more than 3,200 reported sexual assaults in the military. but the pentagon itself says most go unreported, and fewer than one fourth are ever prosecuted. kay whitley runs the pentagon sexual assault prevention and response office p.m. >> sexual assault has no place in our armed forces, that's why the department is committed to programs that focus on preventing the crime from ever occurring. >> reporter: sarah was a corporal at camp pendleton in 2006. after a night of drinking in the barracks, she says a superior officer climbed into the bed where she was sleeping and forced himself on her. >> i was kind of panicked. i didn't say anything. >> reporter: after reporting the incident, she said she was still forced to work in the same office as her assailant. >> i was told i needed to suck it up until the end of the investigation, and to con
ABC
Feb 20, 2011 9:00am PST
can be become the pentagon's newest weapon. a drone of a different kind. >> plus, san francisco celebrated chinese new year with a parade through the streets, but in china it was a differenen >> welcome back to abc 7 news. the a live picture, a sweeping view of the bay, blue water, blue skies, one of the reasons for folks back east are really, really jealous of us right now. a gorgeous day in store for this three-day holiday weekend, and if you have a chance to get out there, get out there because it will be a little chilly, but you won't have to deal with umbrellas and other type of rain gear for is sometime. look at that, fantastic, mostly clear clouds, a little fog here and there, but that's part of the territory. look at what could soon become the pentagon's newest weapon, the hummingbird. we've seen what the unmanned drone aircraft can do. and now a robotic bird that can hover without the enemy knowing. here is abc. >> this hummingbird won't soon be landing on the back yard bird feeder and the flight path could one day take it overseas, called the nano hummingbird, a pocket
ABC
Feb 20, 2011 5:00am PST
this morning. we'll look what's going to become the pentagon's newest weapon, the hummingbird. we've seen what those unmanned drone aircraft can do but now a robotic bird that can hover without the enemy knowing. >> this hummingbird won't soon be landing on your backyard bird feeder. it could be taken overseas. a nanohummingbird, a pocket-size drone and could soon be a powerful weapon for the pentagon. >> this is the first aircraft that's been developed that flies with two flappy wings. >> watch the box on the upper left as it takes flight outdoors flapping its wings. what it sees, the pentagon sees. the bird becomes a sort of bond, spying as it flies. it's really an agent with better than a bird's-eye view of 360 view. pentagon spent about $4 million so far building these birds. they can fly forward, backward, they can whoever. enter a fine line, cable line watching over someone without them ever knowing. they are far smaller and more discreet than the drones used by the pentagon and the c.i.a. earlier this year an exclusive look as they operated the drone some 8,000 miles away over
FOX
Feb 15, 2011 10:00pm EST
protect them. now, they're suing the pentagon to force the military to change the way it handles these cases. corey choca still has nightmares over what happened five years ago when she was in the coast guard. >> long story short, i was raped. >> reporter: it was the second time she'd been attacked. she says the same man broke her jaw a month earlier. >> when i told my command, they waited. they didn't do anything to help me. >> reporter: choca and 13 other veterans are now suing the pentagon claiming too many service members get away with sex crimes and their victims are forced to serve right alongside them. >> after they have been victimized by the criminals who raped them, they were further victimized by the institutions to which they had sworn an oath of allegiance. >> reporter: the suit claims the pentagon gives field commanders too much power when it comes to handling rape and sexual abuse allegations. >> to think that your boss can adjudicate a complaint, a criminal complaint, between his two employees. >> reporter: the federal class action suit names both defense secretary robe
ABC
Feb 20, 2011 6:00am PST
slowly comes to life on this sunday morning. now, a look what could become soon the pentagon's newest weapon. it's a hummingbird. we've already seen what those unmanned drone aircraft can do. now the robotic bird that can hover without anybody knowing. >> this hummingbird won't soon be landing on your backdoor feeder. it could be taken overseas. it's a pocket-size drone and could soon be a powerful weapon for the pentagon. >> this is the first aircraft that's been developed that flies with two flappy wings. >> the bird takes flight outdoors and seeing what it sees, the pentagon will see. the bird becomes a sort of bond spying as it flows. indoors it's really an agent with better than a bird's-eye view, a 360 degree view. the pentagon spent $4 million so far to build these birds. they can fly forward, backward, hover all by remote control watching over someone without them ever knowing. they're far smarter and more discreet than those drones used bit pentagon and c.i.a. an exclusive look from that base in california as they operate it over afghanistan. we bet with two-man teams, the ob
FOX News
Feb 28, 2011 3:00pm EST
the table as the pentagon announces they are repositioning united states military forces around libya. more on that in a minute but, first, this is happening on the ground. that is amateur vehicle showing people toppling a monument to muammar qaddafi. in a city here the border with tunisia where there are reports antimuammar qaddafi rebels have taken control. the opposition is growing today and organizing more thoroughly today and the u.s. is ready to help today, they say. as the qaddafi pressure mounts qaddafi is defiant. in tripoli the government is handing out cash in an attempt to bribe the people into stopping the unrest. qaddafi's son is going on state television saying "everything is fine, we're going to be victorious." whatever that is. qaddafi in an interview with abc denying he used force against his people. and we have coverage now, and our national security correspondent at the pentagon on how the military is responding. and now right to the fox report's chief correspondent jonathan hunt steaming from the border with tunisia. neither side showing any sign of giving up. >>j
FOX
Feb 25, 2011 11:00pm EST
increasingly challenged to justify the number, size and cost to those in leadership at the pentagon and both ends of pennsylvania avenue." president george w. bush made gates a cabinet member in 2006.... president obama... choose to retain him in his administration. gates' predecessor....don alddrumsfeld.... recently defending his own decision making... leading up to the wars in iraq and afghanistan. rumsfeld says: "we have video of saddam's regime pushing people off the tops of buildings, breaking arms, breaking hands. it was an extremely brutal regime, and the world is much better off without it."griffin says: "as secretary gates gets ready to leave his post... when he intends to etire later this year...he has already begun the process of scaling cuts to the defense budget, al and even trimming back jobs. at the pentagon, jennifer griffin, fox news."fox 34 news at nine in libya protestors...// continue... to.../ ddmand ...// muammar qaddafi.../ step down... after.../ 40 years....///// ááthisáá... video.../ shows .../ qaddafi.../ loyalists.../ shooting.../ at... protestors.../
WETA
Feb 16, 2011 7:00pm EST
challenges of cutting pentagon spending. plus, mexico's bloody drug battle. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> reporter: israel warned today that iran is about to send two warships through the suez canal to syria. it is the first time that has happened since iran's revolution in 1979. the israeli foreign minister called it a provocation, and he said israel cannot ignore such acts forever. the egyptian body that oversees the suez canal denied the israeli claim. republicans in the u.s. house forged ahead with plans for major spending cuts today in the wake of a veto threat. they've proposed a reduction of $61 billion in the current fiscal year from law enforcement to education programs. at the white house, the new press secretary, jay carney, stopped short of repeating yesterday's veto warning. >> the president has made clear that he doesn't... we cannot support arbitrary or irresponsible or deep cuts that undermine our ability to grow the economy or create jobs in the future or harm our national security or other essential functions of government. >> reporte
FOX News
Feb 14, 2011 3:00pm EST
spending and a number of key areas including the proposed cuts to the pentagon, the state department, the justice department, and others. but, at the same time, the budget calls for spending increases on veterans affairs, transportation, education, and the department of commerce. today, the president claimed the new budget will help chip away at our massive $1.65 trillion deficit. >> we do this by eliminating waste and cutting whatever spending we can do without. as i start, as a start i have called for a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years. this freeze would cut the deficit by more than $400 billion over the next decade bringing domestic discretionary spending to the lowest share of our economy since dwight eisenhower was president. >>shepard: that is discretionary spending. what about the important things that can really dig into the budget deficit. things like medicare and medicaid? social security? and pentagon? as you might expect on those matters and others critics are out arguing that many of the cuts are not deep enough and this budget could
CBS
Feb 13, 2011 8:30am PST
pentagon spending. isn't the pentagon going to have to make some very deep cuts here? >> the pentagon-- and i think it shows what a great secretary of defense we have. he's gotten out ahead of this as you know with some significant cost savings that he's already proposed. we're going to have to make a lot of reforms in the way we procure weapons and a lot of things like that. but at the same time, we are in two wars. our biggest costs are personnel costs because we're an all volunteer force. so let's recognize some of the realities of our national security needs, and i hope that some of my new colleagues on the other side of the capitol understand that we've got to be very careful with cuts in defense spending. >> schieffer: some of your colleagues on the other side of the capitol are talking about $100 billion cut out of this year's budget. you've been a maverick a lot of your career. do you really think that's realistic? >> i think a lot of it is realistic. i think a lot of fundamental changes also can be made. look, they are complying with the wishes of the people that ele
ABC
Feb 8, 2011 5:30pm PST
on the recommendation of pentagon attorneys, he approved, quote, removal of clothing and using detainee's phobias, such as dogs, to induce stress. he refuses to approve waterboarding. his target is the hijacker who didn't make it on 9/11. muhamed al qahtani. and that, he says, he does not regret. no regrets? >> oh, i don't have any regrets at all. qahtani was a -- the 20th hijacker, they say. he gave a lot of information and it was very helpful to our interrogators and to the united states government in saving lives. and i think that the fact that we haven't had an attack in a decade is a credit to that administration. >> reporter: the regret came from what others actually did during the interrogation of qahtani. isolated 30 days. nudity? at one point, his heart rate dropped to 35 beats per minute. he had bras and panties on his head. >> i didn't approve any of that. and when i found out that they had done some of those things, the people who had done things that had not been approved were dealt with. they were stopped and prosecuted. >> reporter: but who is responsible, if ord
FOX
Feb 18, 2011 11:00pm EST
were not a available. >>> nascar news from capitol hill, the house voted today to let the pentagon continue to use taxpayer money to sponsor a race team. a minnesota democrat proposed ending the practice. the defense department spends about 7 million a year to sponsor that nascar team. the army says it's a major part of recruiting efforts. >>> following a developing story overseas, somali pirates reportedly hijacked a yacht with four americans on board. shawn yancy is here everywhere at 11:00. >> somali's u.n. mission say pirates hijacked the yacht in the indian ocean today. look at this picture of the owners, jean and scott adams standing by their investment. they've been sailing around the world since december, 2004, no word of the identities of the other two americans on board. >>> new details about the deadly shooting spree in tucson. internal city memos claim a veteran firefighter refused to respond to the scene according to the arizona daily star. that firefighter whose unit was dispatched 90 minute after the shooting said he refused because he had different political beliefs
CBS
Feb 27, 2011 11:00am EST
the pentagon's third attempt since 2001 to finalize a tanker deal, one proposed deal ended by congress; the second came in 2008 when eads teamed with northrop grum mons. what conclusions can we draw from the air force's new decision? and will it be able to withstand scrutiny? here with insights, experts on all matters, ranking as one of washington's top industry analysts. guys, welcome to the show. >> thank you, vago. >>> david, let me start with you. why was this decision, this time around, so different than the one we saw the last time? >> actually, three years almost to the day since the last decision. when the air force stood up on the platform and announced that decision, they said we can sum this up in one word. that word is "more," implying that in fact a company got credit for delivering more. in this situation, the air force made the award on much more simple and straightforward basis, cutting the requirements by two-thirds and essentially they scored everybody the same. if you were technically equal, then it all went down to price. and that's very different than more
CBS
Feb 20, 2011 11:00am EST
carter, the pentagon acquisition chief on the 2012 >>> welcome to "this week in defense." the obama administration has submitted its $553 billion- dollar budget request to congress, the largest ever, and is seeking another $118 billion for operations in afghanistan and iraq. but there's pressure from capitol hill to cut government spending and defense to rein the deficit. the house voted to end funding for a second engine nor the fighter eric watershed that indicates congress's willingness to cut defense spending. leaders are pressing for deeper cuts that defense secretary robert gates said would be devastating for military capabilities. here to talk about this budget, programs and industrial policy is ash carter, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. welcome back to the show. >> good to be back. >> let's started off with the emotional testimony we had last week where defense secretary gates made a plea to not look at the defense department for further cuts and made a plea to actually get a functioning budget. what is the -- what is so bad about ha
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